If you plan to organise car hire from Palermo Airport, visit our airport branch and we can get you on the road in no time. As the capital of Sicily, Palermo is famed for its culture, architecture, history and food. Hiring a car from Palermo Airport means that youre just a 30 minute drive down the E90 from the city itself. For an example of Palermos stunning architecture, take the short drive to visit the Monreale Norman Cathedral, which took a full ten years to build. The province of Monreale sits on the slopes of Monte Caputo and offers stunning views down through the mountains slops where orange, olive and almond trees grow to the valley of La Conca DOro.